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  1. "Think corn, vote Cobb": Walker High student elected president of statewide 4-H organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... to the farm kids who don't want to lose their program," Cobb said in a recent interview. Cobb is a rising senior at Walker High School and the first Livingston Parish student in at least 20 years to be elected president, according to Christy ...


  2. Livingston Council won't approve startup money for Denham Springs and Watson-area mosquito districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    ... a tax that would pay for it.. "If 30 people or 40 people wind up in one season dying, we're going to spray," said Walker-area Councilman Tracy Girlinghouse during the hour-long debate. " I don't believe that's going to happen ... (but) that is why I ...


  3. A good time: Parish County Line returns to Texas ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The Advocate

    ... play stuff that we actually like." The artists they like include George Strait, Alan Jackson, Mark Chesnutt, Clay Walker, Clint Black, Travis Tritt, Lonestar and Diamond Rio. "We grew up riding around in cars with our dads, and that's what they ...


  4. Walker man won't face death penalty in alleged murder-for-hire of BR auto dealer's ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Advocate

    A former co-worker of Baton Rouge automobile dealer Hamid Ghassemi won't face the death penalty if convicted of first-degree murder in the alleged 2015 murder-for-hire of Ghassemi's ex-wife, a prosecutor announced Monday. Daniel Humberto Richter, 36, of Walker, also will be tried separately from Ghassemi and two other men charged with first-degree murder in the killing of 54-year-old Taherah Ghassemi, said East Baton Rouge Parish Assistant District Attorney Dana Cummings. 1 comment

  5. Doctor says Taherah Ghassemi was alive, but probably unconscious when ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Advocate

    ... other men - Tyler Ashpaugh, 23, and Skyler Williams, 19, both of Denham Springs, and Daniel Humberto Richter, 35, of Walker - have pleaded not guilty and are being held without bail. Ashpaugh, according to authorities, told detectives he went with ...


  6. Denham Springs man says he shot ex-wife of auto dealer in alleged murder-for-hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Advocate

    ... with first-degree murder in the case - Skyler Williams, 20, of Denham Springs and Daniel Humberto Richter, 36, of Walker - are set for trial Aug. 27 and Oct. 22, respectively. Authorities claim Ghassemi paid $10,000 to have his former wife killed ...


  7. Former Baton Rouge auto dealer not indigent, judge rules in his murder-for-hire caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Advocate

    ... and experts to Ghassemi and his three co-defendants are being held without bail. Daniel Humberto Richter, 36, of Walker, and Tyler Lee Ashpaugh, 23, and Skyler Williams, 20, both of Denham Springs, also are charged with first-degree murder. A ...


  8. Walker hosts annual July 4 partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | The Advocate

    Bryce, Kenlie and Reese Cooksey, of Walker, peer over the edge of a bounce house on the grounds of Sidney Hutchinson Park for the annual Fourth of July Celebration. Children could choose to play in a half dozen inflatables.


  9. Livingston Parish Public School System expands English as a Secondary Language programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | The Advocate

    ... new registration center is opening at the Pathways Campus and Adult Education Center, 13330 Burgess Road, across from Walker Freshman High School. The district is hiring a new parishwide coordinator and office secretary to manage the new center. The ...


  10. Smiley: Ode to an independent thinkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | The Advocate

    ... we realized the 'store' that she had visited was our refrigerator. Alice Duff Smith, originally from Duff Road in Walker, now of Baytown, Texas, celebrates her 94th birthday on Wednesday, July 4. Marsha R. says, "I see where we now refer to the ...


  11. Baton Rouge residents loading up on contraband fireworksRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... Parish residents. The owner of Cajun Carl's lives in Missouri, but operates stands along the I-12 corridor in Walker, Amite and Ponchatoula, most of which are located in Winn Dixie parking lots, where they can catch people as they shop, Brown says. ...


  12. WBRZ-TV fights defamation case involving report on Walker officer suspended after hanging nooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | The Advocate

    Authorities are investigating a twine noose found hanging in the Walker Police Department squad room's processing area on Feb. 24, 2017. A uniform patrol sergeant, whom the department has declined to name, admitted hanging the noose but said it was not intended to offend anyone.


  13. Rod Walker collects three major awards as The Advocate takes top honors in LSWA writing contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | The Advocate

    Advocate sportswriter Rod Walker won story of the year and sportswriter of the year honors Saturday in the 2017 Louisiana Sports Writers Association writing contest. Walker also won the prep writer of the year for Class I newspapers with a circulation of 40,000 and up and The Advocate made it a sweep of the three major awards in that class.


  14. Residents attack Livingston Parish Council over junked vehicle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | The Advocate

    ... ut at the cost to the people that own it originally, and that's wrong," Smith said. Councilman Tracy Girlinghouse, of Walker, said a lot of people with junked vehicles on their lots want the parish to help them clear the vehicles off.


  15. Carter's Supermarket's Laura Boeke among top retail produce managers across North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | The Advocate

    ... left Carter's Supermarket Owners Stan Cain, Edna Cain, Boeke and Brent Cain. Laura Boeke, of Carter's Supermarket in Walker, was one of 25 to win the 2018 United Fresh Retail Produce Manager of the Year. Boeke was the only winner from Louisiana. ...


  16. Case of the Week : State v. Neames: Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | AmmoLand

    This week's case of the week is, unusually, not an appellate court decision, but rather a recently concluded trial out of the town of Walker, Louisiana, which was brought to my attention by one of our Law of Self Defense Instructor Program graduates, and that I felt raised some interesting legal issues. The case involves a homeowner who successfully disarms a home invader, and then seizes defeat from the jaws of victory by exceeding the boundaries of lawful self-defense.


  17. Woman dies in crash in Livingston ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Watts was driving a 2004 Toyota Corolla southbound on LA Hwy 449. At the same time, Mike Small, 71, of Walker, was driving a 2017 GMC pickup truck northbound on LA Hwy 449.


  18. Walker police officers rescued a kitten trying to cross a busy street.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    On Tuesday, motorcycle officers Daniel Sylve and Scott Glen noticed the kitten dodging traffic as it tried to cross Walker South Road. While the local veterinarian was examining the kitten, officers were able to find a resident to adopt the animal.


  19. LHSAA hires Lee Sanders as new assistant executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Iberia, Catholic-Pointe Coupee and North Vermilion. Mike Janis , most recently the wide receivers coach at Walker, has been hired as the head football coach at Albany. Janis takes over for Blane Westmoreland , who served as head coach of the Class ...


  20. Walker man who shot home invader sentenced to 3 years; case tested 'stand your ground' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    In a case that tested the limits of Louisiana's "stand your ground" laws, a Walker man found guilty of attempted manslaughter in the 2015 shooting of a home invader was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison. Aaron Neames, 27, had been found guilty in the shooting case in May. He was sentenced on Thursday by 21st Judicial District Judge Bob Morrison.


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